Consultation outcome

Proposals for a new statistical series to count unemployed claimants

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Response: proposals for a new statistical series to count the number of unemployed claimants

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Detail of outcome

We published the response to this consultation on 16 October 2018.

This includes a summary of user responses to the consultation and the planned publication strategy for the release of the new statistical series.

Original consultation

Summary

We are seeking views on options for a new experimental statistical series to consistently measure the number of people claiming unemployment related benefits.

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Consultation description

This Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) research and consultation document:

  • summarises options for a new experimental statistical series (in addition to the Claimant Count) which gives a consistent picture of national and local labour market conditions over time

  • seeks views on these options, and the scope of any new experimental statistics

We would like you to tell us whether the new statistics would be useful and invite your comments on the scope, timing and regularity of any future release of these statistics.

Documents

Research and options: proposals for a new statistical series to count the number of unemployed claimants

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Consultation questionnaire: proposals for a new statistical series (ODT)

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Consultation questionnaire: proposals for a new statistical series (Word)

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Published 21 May 2018
Last updated 16 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. We published the response to this consultation on 16 October 2018.
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